Disease WAtch May 2014, Volume 18, Issue 1

Megan Reilly

Disease WAtch is the newsletter of Communicable Disease Control in Western Australia.  It provides analysis, expert opinion and hot issues relating to infectious disease control in Western Australia.

May topics of interest include:

  • Measles cases linked to Philippines outbreak
  • Avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China
  • WA lifts uptake in antenatal influenza vaccination
  • Regional teams working to ‘Close the Gap’ sexually transmitted infections
  • Bold new direction for 2014 chlamydia campaign
  • Rising immunisation rates a win for regional WA
  • Community alliance helping to promote immunisation


The current issue can be downloaded from http://www.health.wa.gov.au/diseasewatch/vol18_issue1/